But in retrospect, the eruption can be seen to exemplify certain truths about climate change.
The resort town was forced to close its airport due to the weekend eruption.
The character of an eruption is based on the prehistoric and historic record of the volcano in question and its volcanic products.
It started underneath a glacier nearby the first eruption.
Mysterious scrolls found beneath the lava and ash of an ancient volcanic eruption have begun to give up their secrets.
Unfortunately for the region's inhabitants, however, it can't help predict when the next eruption will occur.
Experts believe a major eruption could come at any time.
Volcanic activity can spawn earthquakes or result in the release of steam or other gases before an eruption even occurs.
But researchers speculate that they may have been trying to escape a volcanic eruption.
Agriculture has fueled the eruption of human civilization.
Word Origin and History for eruption
early 15c., from Middle French éruption (14c.) and directly from Latin eruptionem (nominative eruptio) "a breaking out," noun of action from past participle stem of erumpere "break out, burst forth," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + rumpere "to break, rupture" (see rupture (n.)).